Mr. Bill Hutchinson

Bill Hutchinson of Dunhill Partners and Lifetime’s Marrying Millions

Leader. Pioneer. Game-changer. These are just a few ways to describe Bill Hutchinson, the Founder, President and CEO of Dallas-based Dunhill Partners, Inc. While starring in the Lifetime network’s “Marrying Millions” television series with his partner, Brianna “Bri” Ramirez, Bill has continued to lead one of the country’s most successful commercial real estate and investment firms. A devoted family man and champion for worthwhile causes, Bill can be found making the most out of life when he isn’t working on his next big deal.

“I am not your typical businessman,” Bill says. “As the son of missionaries growing up in a foreign country, I have spent my entire life being very informal, friendly, accessible, humble and empathetic to everyone who I meet. I make friends with my tenants, investors, lenders and employees, and I do not take my position or my success very seriously. In my mind, we are all the same, from the gardener to the billionaire investor.”

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Mr. Amir Ansari

Amir Ansari is an inventor and serial entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience in designing and building innovative technologies in the areas of Internet of Things, Machine Learning, Data Privacy, and Personalized Healthcare.  He has over 40 patents in multimedia distribution, data privacy, edge computing, and voice over IP, many of which have been incorporated into some of the most popular products in the world.

He is the Founder and General Partner of VaticX, a global hybrid-accelerator that optimizes value creation for growth stage technology-based companies by providing them market access, mentorship, monetization expertise, and access to capital; and the Co-Founder of Prodea Systems, an Internet of Things services company.

Amir serves on the Board of Directors of the X PPRIZE foundation and is a member of the XPRIZE Foundation’s Vision Circle and its Board of Trustees. Together with his family, he was a title sponsor for the Ansari X PRIZE, a $10 million cash award for the first non-governmental organization to launch a reusable manned spacecraft into space twice within two weeks.

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Mr. Trammell S. Crow

Trammell S. Crow is the founder of EarthX, (formerly known as Earth Day Texas), the largest annual exposition and forum showcasing initiatives, research, innovations, policies and corporate practices serving the environment.

With a focus on inspiring environmental leadership across sectors and party lines, Crow serves on the Board of |Directors for ConservAmerica and as Co-founder of Texas Business for Clean Air since 2008 and Texans for Clean Water since 2013.  He is also a long-term supporter of the Texas Conservation Alliance, the Nature Conservancy of Texas, Log Cabin Republicans, Trust for Public Lands, Energy Defense Fund, Paul Quinn College and the League of Conservation Voters.  His philanthropy work benefits various nonprofit organizations that are active in family planning, education, the environment, community initiatives and political causes.

Crow’s passion for art extends to his role as President of the Crow Family Foundation, supporting the Crow Museum of Asian Art.  In addition to running the Dallas Market Center, Trammell developed Infomart, the Dallas Communications Center, the Studios at Las Colinas and DFW Teleport.  He also served as President of Trammell Crow International Developments in France, Spain, Germany, Belgium, United Kingdom, Japan and the People’s Republic of China.

Trammell holds a degree from Yale in Economics.  He has four children, Nathan and Daniel who are currently residing in Dallas, Isabella is studying at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut and Margaret, a restaurateur in London.


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Mr. Dov Moran

Dov is serving Grove ventures as its managing partner and is involved heavily in most of the companies in the portfolio. Dov is an Israeli entrepreneur, inventor and investor, best-known as the inventor of the USB Flash Drive (DiskOnKey). He served in the Israeli Navy for eight and half years and was commander of its microprocessor department.

Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Moran was an independent consultant in the computer industry. In 1989 he formed M-Systems (NSDQ: FLSH), a pioneer in the flash data storage market. The company invented the USB Flash Drive, the FlashDisk as well as other innovative flash data storage devices. Under Moran’s leadership, M-Systems grew to $1B revenue within 18 years, and at the end of 2006, it was acquired by SanDisk Corp (NSDQ: SNDK) for $1.6B. This still ranks as one of the single biggest acquisitions in Israel.

After the sale of M-Systems, Moran founded modu, an innovative company with a revolutionary modular phone concept, whose patents and technology were eventually acquired by Google in 2011. These patents are the basis for Google’s modular phone Project Ara.

During his time at modu, Dov was also the chairman of Tower Semiconductor (NASDAQ: TSEM), a developer and manufacturer of semiconductors and integrated circuits for the electronics industry. During his tenure, Tower went from almost reaching bankruptcy to a successful company while redefining its strategy, doubling its revenues from $250M to $500M, restructuring the company’s $400M debt and performing the successful acquisition of US-based Jazz semiconductor. Moran was also chairman of Biomas, a developer of innovative pharmaceuticals and the chairman of Comigo, which offers a unique multi-screen platform for Pay TV operators. He established a few more companies and was the seed investor of few others, until he established Grove Ventures with Lotan and Sigalit.

In the course of his entrepreneurial work, Moran holds over 40 technology related patents and has received multiple industry awards: Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young, and “CEO of the Year” by the IMC. (2003), Entrepreneur of the Year by the IVA (Israel Venture Association) (2007), first Korean “Grammy Award” Winner in Best Engineering Category by the Ministry of Knowledge Economy and the Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology (KIAT) (2012),  the prestigious Edward Rheine Award for inventing the USB Flash Drive (2012), “Doctor Honoris Causa” at Moscow State Technical University of Radio Engineering, Electronics and Automation (2013),  the IEEE Reynold B. Johnson Information Storage Systems Award for pioneering contributions to storage systems based on Flash memory (2015).  “Doctor Honoris Causa” from the Technion (2016), Life time award from the Flash Memory Summit (2018) and few more.

He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (with honors) at the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, in Haifa.

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